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Non-fiction Comics Fest comes to Middlebury

Posted on April 20, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — From science to politics, history to health care, cartooning has recently exploded as a legitimate medium for exploring non-fiction topics and the textures of lived experience. So, the Vermont Folklife Center is hosting their first Non-Fiction Comics Mini-Fest this Sunday, April 23, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. All are welcome to this free event at 88 Main St. in Middlebury (ADA accessible).

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V-o-l-u-n-t-e-e-r

Posted on April 20, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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HILDA BURNHAM PLAYS Scrabble with some Middlebury sixth-graders who volunteer at Project Independence twice a month.

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Discard

Posted on April 20, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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DURING A RECENT game at Elderly Services, Barbara Sabourin plays with Bob Kemp and a Mary Hogan School sixth-grader, whose class has made friends while volunteering at the Middlebury ESI clubhouse.

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Food delivery

Posted on April 20, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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STEVE KETCHAM, LEADER of Middlebury Knights of Columbus Council No. 642, gets ready to deliver a truck load of food to the social service organization HOPE (Helping Overcome Poverty’s Effects). The donation was raised by members of the organization participating in a worldwide K of C project called “40 Cans For Lent.”

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Dust off the dance floor with alt country music this Friday

Posted on April 20, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



Who are the Hay Burners? They are Deb Brisson, Mark Pelletier, Peter Ryan, John Wallace and Doug Wilhelm. These local legends will bring their propulsive and tuneful blend of original songs —including some new material —and favorite covers to a night of live music with an open dance floor at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury on Friday, April 21, from 7:30-10:30 p.m.

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Bristol's Aidan May competes at nationals

Posted on April 20, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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BRISTOL — Mount Abraham Union High School’s Aidan May, winner of the Vermont Brain Bee, participated in USA National Brain Bee Championship last month.

May, a junior at Mt. Abraham Union High School, matched wits in this neuroscience competition with teenagers who were winners from 51 chapters across 30 states. The competition took place at the University of Maryland in Baltimore on March 17-19.

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Welcome, American

Posted on April 20, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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U.S. BANKRUPTCY Judge Colleen A. Brown, a Middlebury resident, left, poses last month at a U.S. Naturalization Ceremony in Putney, where she presided. With her are, from left, new citizen Cumba Ba (who came here from Africa), U.S. Marshal David Demag, and Ron Holmes, Addison County high bailiff. Twenty candidates from 15 countries received their naturalization.

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New video shows how cover crops help lake water quality

Posted on April 20, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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BURLINGTON — To help the public better understand the benefits of cover crops and other environmentally friendly farming practices, three Vermont farmer watershed protection groups have partnered to produce a short video.

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Addison 4-Hers hold Foods Day

Posted on April 20, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The recent Addison County 4-H Foods Day was a day of learning and giving as 52 youths participated in workshops and culinary competitions.

The event was held Feb. 25 at Middlebury Union Middle School. In addition to fun learning activities, participants also collectively donated 45 pounds of dry and canned food items to the Middlebury Food Shelf.

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Opiate talk to be held in Brandon

Posted on April 20, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



BRANDON  — A researcher well versed in the drug problem will present a talk titled “Treatment of Opiate Addiction in Vermont, Is it Working?” in Brandon on April 27, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Brandon Inn.

Richard Rawson, PhD, is a research professor at the Center for Behavior and Health at the University of Vermont and a professor emeritus in the UCLA School of Medicine. He has a 40-year history of addiction research and treatment at UCLA, where he has conducted research on many forms of addiction treatment.

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